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October 2015 Archives

Age discrimination in California workplaces

The Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967 is supposed to protect older employees from discrimination from their employer, but the reality is that this type of discrimination is a growing issue. According to a survey done by the AARP in 2013, two-thirds of those who were surveyed and were between the ages of 45 and 74 said that they had seen discrimination or been discriminated against due to their age.

EMS workers respond to sexual harassment

Due to the close proximity that California EMS workers have while working, sexual harassment claims in this field are not uncommon. Knowing how to respond appropriately to this type of behavior in the workplace helps employees resolve issues faster so that they can focus on saving lives.

How employees should handle overtime work requests

It’s natural when you get a new job to want to make a good impression. You want to impress your superiors and do your best to fit in. This may involve taking on projects that others may not want or going the extra mile to make sure that you are noticed. This may also involve working a few extra hours here and there.

Former college softball coach accused of sexual harassment

California student athletes may be interested to learn that, on Oct. 2, three members of the softball team at Nyack College in New York filed a lawsuit against the school. They claimed that the college did not protect them from sexual harassment by a former coach.

Tips for millennials who may want to leave a job

Much has been said about millennials and their place they have (or at least the place millennials think they should have) in the workplace. Some believe that millennials are self-absorbed and deluded by a sense of entitlement. Others believe that they are simply brilliant and are not given the credit they deserve for innovative personalities.

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